Once a mining town, this busy little suburb is fast becoming the go to town for people looking to benefit from affordable accommodation on the cusp of neighbouring cities such as York, Leeds, Doncaster and Hull.
With handy bus and train stations, those wanting to commute or enjoy a night out, access into York and Leeds is quick and easy at just a short 20 minute train journey. If you are looking to travel into London, depending on the service, you can be there in as little as 2 hours.
For those with school aged children, there are 4 excellent secondary schools nearby including Barlby High School, York Road, with a first-class sports academy and Selby High School on Leeds Road, which specialises in science and the arts.
There is an abundance of sports and leisure facilities, Selby Leisure Centre has access to Summit Indoor Adventure and is extremely popular with families. Not only is there a swimming pool and a gym but also climbing, ten pin bowling, a skate park and soft play as well as a variety of places to eat.
For lovers of the great outdoors, you can take a leisurely stroll along the 6 mile stretch of Selby Canal, which connects to the River Ouse. Alternatively, head to Brayton and Barff Reservoir which is popular with dog walkers and runners. Not forgetting those with prams and wheelchairs, thanks to the well maintained access routes, everyone can enjoy this popular circular walk around the reservoir.
The team at Reeds Rains Selby are facilitating some fast-moving rental turnarounds. Much to the delight of landlords, often lets are agreed within as little as 2 weeks. Typically, 1 bedroom cottages are listed for around £450pcm. The branch manages a variety of properties, up to large executive 5 bedroom options, which bring in a rental income of around £1200pcm. If you are looking to get on the property ladder, you can expect to pick up a studio flat from as little as £50,000 or if a 5 bedroom family home is your next move than these are priced up to around £500,000 depending on the location and quality of the property.
Head into our friendly branch today where we will be delighted to discuss how we can help you in your property journey.